7. Ekiti doctors begin warning strike today.
Briefing newsmen in Ado Ekiti, The Chairman of the Medical and Dental Consultant Association of Nigeria, Ekiti branch, Dr. Timothy Olajide, disclosed that the doctors at the Federal Teaching Hospital, Ido-Ekiti,
will begin a three-day warning strike today over failure of management of payment of full salaries to their members, among other issues, adding that the warning strike became inevitable after the expiration of a 14-ultimatum issued to the management. Dr. Olajide said the council at its meeting on Thursday decided that its members would no longer accept salaries of resident doctors as senior officials of the hospital, ‘’The doctors also demanded immediate payment of the shortfall in the salary of members for the month of July, 2016.